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Estancia Campionario (Miocene of Argentina)

Where: Neuquen, Argentina (40.4° S, 70.2° W: paleocoordinates 40.9° S, 66.1° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Collon Cura Formation, Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

• Pyroclastic deposits alternating between primary and reworked, light brown to orange; unclear whether the fossils derive directly from the pyroclastics

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: U. F. J. Pardinas. 1991. Primer registro de primates y otros vertebrados para la Formacion Collon Cura (Mioceno medio) del Neuquen, Argentina [First record of primates and other vertebrates from the Collon Cura Formation (middle Miocene)of Neuquen, Argentina]. Ameghiniana 28:197-199 [J. Alroy/J. Wertheim/J. Alroy] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 28611: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Jill Wertheim on 20.02.2003, edited by Jason Head

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